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# Vegan

All time
# Food and thought
Quiz: How well do you know vegetarian and vegan food?
Vegan chicken fillet roll, anyone?
# food for thought
MEPs say veggie burgers can still be 'burgers'
The move is seen as a victory for environmentalists.
# warning
Food safety organisation warns that many products labelled as vegan can have traces of animal products
Doctors warned of the potential health risks.
# Vegan
UK watchdog bans Burger King from advertising its Rebel Whopper as '100% plant based'
The Advertising Standards Authority said it was “misleading” to suggest the burger was suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
# not so vegan
Iceland recalls a number of vegan products due to undeclared milk
The FSAI announced the recall on its website this afternoon.
# Rebel Rebel
Burger King's meat-free burger isn't suitable for vegetarians or vegans
The Rebel Whopper, which launched in the UK today, has been available in Ireland since last year.
# veganuary
UK employment tribunal rules that ethical veganism is a belief protected by law
Jordi Casamitjana said he was sacked by the League Against Cruel Sports after raising concerns that its pension fund was being invested into companies involved in animal testing.
Vegetarian restaurant Govindas on Dublin's Aungier Street closes its doors after 22 years
The Abbey Street restaurant is unaffected by the closure.
No turkey for Christmas dinner? Here's a vegan recipe from the head chef at Cornucopia
No animal products? No problem. A recipe for celeriac strudels with portobello mushrooms and sun-dried tomatoes.
# green Christmas
Planning a meat-free Christmas? Here's some tasty vegetarian recipes
Chefs and food writers offer some vegetarian inspiration for the festive season.
# green Christmas
Want to cut down on meat and dairy this Christmas? Here's some advice from the experts
A guide to the best vegetarian and vegan food this Christmas.
The Irish For: Vegans, vegetarians and the battle of translating modern words
It’s easy to lose the wordplay on English words when translating into Irish.
# Beyond Meat
KFC is trying out some 'plant-based chicken nuggets'
The US fast-food chain is trialling product.
# Ice-Cream
A definitive ranking of the best dairy-free ice creams readily available in most Irish supermarkets
There are more options than ever, but which ones are worth trying?
# Red meat
Just like Leo, Oprah once found herself in hot water for saying she was put off eating burgers
There’s also a Dr Phil twist to this story.
# veganuary
Can You Guess If These Junk Foods Are Vegan Or Not?
Vegans like eating sweets too.
# Beauty buzz
Everything you need to know about vegan makeup brand Milk that’s now available in Ireland
The influencer-approved makeup brand.
# steaks ahoy
Leo Varadkar reassures a concerned Dáil that he hasn't gone vegan
He said yesterday that he is cutting down on how much meat he is eating.
# greggs
'PC-ravaged clowns': UK bakery chain sparks bizarre online row by launching vegan sausage roll
Piers Morgan was leading the charge against Greggs on social media for its latest offering.
Opinion: Why I no longer have turkey for Christmas dinner
Unlike turkey flesh, vegan foods are cholesterol-free and high in fibre and other nutrients, importantly they are also delicious, writes Elisa Allen.
# Your Say
Poll: Would you consider going vegan?
As more people cut down on their meat consumption we’re asking would you consider cutting out all animal products?
Opinion: 'I went vegan... because quite simply the way I had been eating no longer made sense at all'
As more people start moving towards a vegan diet in Ireland and beyond, cookbook author Holly White writes about why she went vegan.
# food and drink
The Irish food board wants to know how to 'win back' vegetarians and vegans
Dairy promoters have blamed social media ‘influencers’ for pushing people to plant-based milk substitutes.
# Suspended sentence
French vegan convicted for saying 'justice' had been done after butcher killed in terror attack
The woman has been given a suspended sentence.
# Vegan
9 Irish Instagram accounts you should follow if you're considering going vegetarian or vegan this year
All of the people who offer the best inspiration and recommendations.
# Yum
14 junk foods you can eat on World Vegan Day guilt-free
Have your cake and eat it too.
# happy pair
Happy Pear revenue has increased by 40% this year
The business, run by twin brothers David and Stephen Flynn, employs 170 people.
# cheap wine
5 foods that alcohol should not be added to under any circumstances
Eating and drinking should be two separate activities.
# Food
17 nice treats available in Ireland for people who don't eat dairy
Plenty of options for the vegans too.
Column: 'I can look an animal in the eye, knowing I'm not contributing to their suffering'
Becoming vegan has revolutionised my life as well as my thinking, writes Katie McEneaney.
# non vegan
Happy Pear pesto batches recalled for containing egg
The Happy Pear says the egg was undeclared because of a labelling error.
# Wikileaks
Pamela Anderson visits Julian Assange at Ecuadorean Embassy
Anderson joked that Assange wasn’t pleased with her choice of a meal, saying “he said I tortured him with bringing him vegan food.”
# Ecow-friendly
Independent TD calls Mary Robinson's advice to stop eating meat 'bizarre and unhelpful'
“I am especially surprised that it is coming from a woman who comes from Mayo, a county that is so reliant on agriculture.”
# vegan chipper
This Camden Street chipper has just launched a menu especially for vegans
Because vegans get hungry too.
# Vegan
Europe is seeing a growing interest in veganism, and Berlin is at the centre of it
The German capital is at the fore-front of the vegan movement in Europe, and is seeing a rise in ‘flexitarians’ – part-time vegans.
Is it safe to raise your child on a vegan diet?
Consultant dietitian Sarah Keogh argues children can be raised vegan, but it requires a lot of hard work from the parents.
# Diet
New bill in Italy aims to jail parents who impose vegan diet on children
The bill follows a series of high-profile cases in which children became ill after allegedly being restricted to a vegan diet.
# veginity
Veggie food lovers need to know about Dublin's latest food truck
Get your veg on.
# death zone
"I don't understand, I still don’t understand" - Climber's grief after wife's death on Everest
Robert Gropel and his wife Maria Strydom were climbing Mount Everest together earlier this month when she died.
# Vegan
Two Dublin butchers tried vegan food and had the most Irish reaction ever
Just slap on some garlic mayo.